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ANYONE ELSE HAVE A CHILD WITH JRA ( JUVENILE RHUEMATOID ARTHRITIS ) ?

WOULD LOVE TO TALK AND COMPARE NOTES- MY 2 YR. OLD WAS DIAGNOSED WITH JRA LAST APRIL.

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SANDYCAT

Asked by SANDYCAT at 9:47 AM on Jan. 7, 2010 in Health

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  • I'm curious as to what testing they would do to come to the conclusion that a 2yr has rheumatoid arthritis?
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 12:49 PM on Jan. 7, 2010

  • HEY THERE MOTHEROFHOPE98 - I JUST SENT YOU A MESSAGE IN RESPONSE TO YOUR QUESTION. TAKE CARE AND GOOD NIGHT.
    SANDYCAT

    Answer by SANDYCAT at 9:00 PM on Jan. 8, 2010

  • There is not test to confirm that your child has JRA. At that age all blood tests and X-Rays maight come excellent, and it still might be a problem. It is the physical exam and the symptoms you observe that confirms a diagnosis. Swollen joints, red joints, pain when using the joint, stiffness after being with no movement for a time, irritability and excess of fatigue.
    mar643

    Answer by mar643 at 10:42 PM on Jun. 7, 2010

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